Endrene Shepherd shows some of the works from her exhibit

Endrene Shepherd shows some of the works from her exhibit

Theatre shows Masks of King Lear

Arts and culture events from Summerland and the South Okanagan

The Penticton Chamber Theatre Green Show: Masks of King Lear presented by Penticton Chamber Theatre at the Shatford Centre, Main Street, Penticton, Thursday, May 17 at 7 p.m.

Tickets at the door or call 250-493-0390 or 250-770-7668.

E-mail info@osarts.com.

Art show

The Summerland Pleasure Painters are holding an Art Show and Sale on this Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 10122 Main St.

Artwork will be shown featuring all mediums: oils, acrylics, watercolours, pencil drawings and pastels.

There will also be a draw for a framed watercolour landscape by Allen Klein.

Broadcast

Tune in to 94.5 FM for Peach City Radio’s live May Long Weekend broadcast in Penticton.

This locally supported and volunteer driven community station will host a four-day program (May 18 to 21) in celebration of the OSCA Meadowlark Nature Festival and the 100th Anniversary of Penticton Secondary School.

This broadcast will highlight many of the events happening in the community over the course of the weekend.

Visit info@peachcityradio.org

Studio tour

Don’t miss the Summerland Studio Tour this weekend.

Maps are available from both the Summerland Arts Centre, 9533 Main St. or the Summerland Chamber office.

Philosophers’ Café

Don Gayton will be speaking on Addictions: Heroin, Cocaine and Oil at next week’s Philosophers’ Café.  Wednesday, May 23 at the Summerland Arts Centre beginning at 7 p.m.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Coffee and refreshments available.   Admission by donation.

Dancing

Summerland School of Dance presents Dancin’ 2012 SSD’s Glee Project – Dancing to the music of the hit TV show Glee on Friday, May 25 and Saturday May 26 at 7 p.m and Sunday, May 27 at 2 p.m. at the Janet Ritchie Centre Stage Theatre.

Tickets available at The Sweet Tooth and the door.  www.summerlanddance.ca

Art exhibit

Spring Palette, an exhibition of fine art, opens May 25 at Leir House in Penticton.

In the show are paintings by artists from among the 95 members of the South Okanagan-Similkameen Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists.

Show continues until June 21.  There will be an Opening Reception from on May 25 from 7 to 9 p.m.where the artists will be present.

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You can find these and other arts and cultural events in our area online at summerlandarts.com

If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please email: dfinnis@telus.net or call: 250-494-8994. Visit summerlandarts.com and twitter.com/artspalette.

David Finnis is President of the Summerland Community Arts Council.